Advanced Decarceration and Community Reentry Clinic

Information Introduction

LAW8675
Section 1, Fall 23

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 1/5
Credits: 3
Days Time Room Start Date End Date

Tue

1230-1330 SL107

Course Description

This course builds on work undertaken in the introductory Decarceration and Community Reentry Clinic, giving students an opportunity to progress in litigation, policy, and community education projects.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): None

Description: None

Written Work Product

Students will be expected to take on a greater role in working directly with clients and partner groups, working on in-house clinic cases, community education projects, and policy advocacy. Depending on the specific project, students will prepare petitions, prepare legislative testimony, or produce self-help guides.

Other Work

Students will also take shifts staffing a help-line hosted by the Charlottesville based Reentry Program, Home to Hope, where they will work 1:1 with currently incarcerated and formerly incarcerated clients to address reentry barriers.

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: (Decarceration and Community Reentry Clinic (8657)) It is preferred for students to be qualified to have 3rd year practice certificate, but not required. Also, because the credits in this course count toward the JD Program Professional Skills requirement, JD candidates will be given enrollment priority for this class Concurrencies: None

Exclusive With: None

Laptops Allowed: Yes

First Day Attendance Required: Yes

Course Resources: To be announced.

Course Notes: NOTE REGARDING CREDITS: students in this clinic will receive a grade of Honors (H), Pass (P) or Fail (F) at the conclusion of the semester. In accordance with Academic Policy, H, and P grades do not earn grading points, so they do not contribute to a student's grade point average (GPA).

Graduation Requirements

Satisfies Understanding Bias/Racism/Cross-Cultural Competency requirement: Yes

Satisfies Writing Requirement: No

Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: Yes

Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

Additional Course Information

Schedule No.: 123819943

Modified Type: Clinical

Cross Listed: No

Concentrations: Criminal Justice , Litigation and Procedure , Public Service and Leadership

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